Uchuu Keiji Shaider (宇宙刑事シャイダー Uchū Keiji Shaidā?), translated into English as Space Sheriff Shaider, is the third part of the Metal Hero Series, the last of the Space Sheriff Trilogy.
It aired on TV Asahi from March 2, 1984 to March 1, 1985. Its action footage was used for Season 2 of VR Troopers. For distribution purposes, Toei refers to this television series as Space Captain Sheider.
In college studying archaeology, Dai Sawamura deciphered the figures on the Nazca Plain in Peru. Impressed by this feat, the Galactic Union Police recruited him and trained him to be Earth’s third Space Sheriff, after which he was given the code name ‘Shaider’ in memory of an ancient warrior who defeated the villain Emperor Kubilai and brought down the Fuuma 12,000 years ago. When the Fuuma returns, Dai is deputized as he returns to Earth to battle the Fuuma.
Space Sheriff Shaider is a tokusatsu television show that aired from March 2, 1984 to March 8, 1985. It is the last of the “Space Sheriff Series” of the broader Metal Hero Series franchise, the previous two being Space Sheriff Gavan and Space Sheriff Sharivan.
Space Sheriff Shaider
In college studying archaeology, Dai Sawamura deciphers the symbols of the Nazca Lines in Peru. Impressed by this feat, the Galactic Union Police (銀河連邦警察, Ginga Renpō Keisatsu) recruit and train him to be Earth’s third Space Sheriff.
1985 – Kyojuu Tokusou Juspion
He’s given the code name Shaider in memory of an ancient warrior who defeated Emperor Kubilai and brought down his Fuuma Empire 12,000 years ago. When Fuuma returns, Dai is deputized as he returns to Earth to battle Fuuma.